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Opportunity Near You: Apprenticeships, free adult classes, and the semiconductor talent pipeline

WorkingNation hunts for access to workforce opportunities around the U.S.
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This week, our findings include tech for the auto industry, green jobs, and college credits for apprentices. Check it out.

From Delaware: Delaware Business Times reports Wilmington University and the state’s DOL are collaborating to allow registered apprentices to earn up to 42 college credits upon completion of their training.

From Michigan: The Detroit News reports the state is providing $10 million to help private industry and educational institutions develop a talent pipeline to advance semiconductor tech for the auto industry.

From New Hampshire: WBUR reports a program wants to prepare a workforce to install extra insulation and heat pumps in 200 buildings in Peterborough and Harrisville over the next three years – as part of an effort to decarbonize area buildings.

From New Jersey: Patch reports free adult classes at Montclair High will help students launch careers in manufacturing and supply chain/logistics.

From Tennessee: WKRN reports Nashville has received a $1.9 million technology grant from the state to support access to technology and promote workforce development – including technology training, free laptops, and apprenticeship and job opportunities.

Did you miss our previous Opportunity Near You and Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.

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